The Arizona Dept. of Transportation is planning to build Loop 202, the South Mountain Freeway, in Phoenix. The 22-mile-long freeway will run east and west along Pecos Road and then north and south between 55th and 63rd avenues, connecting with Interstate 10 at each end. Ames Construction has been selected as the general contractor. Construction is expected to start during summer 2016 and be completed in late 2019 or early 2020. The project has been valued at $916 million. Arizona Dept. of Transportation, 1651 W. Jackson St., Phoenix, 85007. DR#15-00667466.
Wormald Co. is planning to build the Monocacy Center, a mixed-use development, in Frederick. The project will include 552 residential units and 19,000 sq ft of retail space. Piedmont Design Group LLC is the designer. The project has been valued at $65 million. Wormald Co., Attn: Robert Wormald, Project Manager, 5320 Spectrum Dr., Frederick, 21703. DR#16-00428192.
Concordia College is planning to renovate its Jones and Ivers Science Complex on its Moorhead campus. The project entails renovating 130,000 sq ft of space encompassing 19 teaching labs and 16 classrooms. Einhorn Yaffee Prescott is the project designer, and McGough Construction Co. is the
general contractor. The project is valued at $45 million. McGough Construction Co., Attn: Dan McCay, Project
Manager, 2737 Fairview Ave., St. Paul, 55113. DR#10-00627414.
Continental Tires the Americas is planning to construct a new, 5,000,000-sq-ft plant, in Clinton, to produce tires for commercial vehicles. Construction is expected to start in 2018 and be completed in 2019. The project’s value has been estimated at $1.4 billion. Continental Tires the Americas, Attn: Mike Worthington, Real Estate Dept., 1830 Macmillan Park Dr., Indian Land, S.C. 29707. DR#16-00432297.
The U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs is planning to construct the Western New York National Cemetery in Corfu. The initial phase of construction will develop 70 acres and provide approximately 10 years of interment capacity, accommodating both casketed and cremated remains. The project will include an administration building; a public information center with an electronic grave-site locator; restrooms, roads, utilities and irrigation. Landscape Architecture and Engineering is the
designer. The project is valued at $36 million. U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs, Attn: Derek Underwood, Contracting Officer, 425 I St., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20001. DR#13-00657254.
Bids, Contracts, Proposals
Burgess Corp. has started carrying out a port construction project in Wilmington. The project entails constructing over shallow water a new pipe bridge, from the liquid bulk pier to the berth pipe-rack support structures at Berth 1, including the liquid bulk loading platform. The project also includes demolition of existing structures and dredging. AECOM is the project’s designer. The project has been valued at $14.3 million. Burgess Corp., Attn: Vince Burgess, Project Manager, 605 Warsaw Rd., Clinton, 28328. DR#15-00685492.
The Welty Building Corp. has started the conversion of the Cleveland Club apartment building in Cleveland. The project involves converting the 15-story building into 177 apartments and refurbishing the indoor pool. The project has been valued at $15 million. Welty Building Corp., Attn:
Patrick Oaks, Project Manager, 3421 Ridgewood Rd., Fairlawn, 44333. DR#14-00595738.
Batzer Construction Inc. is reconstructing Swanson Mill, a Springfield-based plywood and veneer mill that was destroyed by fire in July 2014.
The single-story, 340,000-sq-ft pre-engineered metal structure is located at 1651 South F St. Pilings were installed due to problems with soil stability. The project is valued at $13.3 million. Batzer Construction Inc., 190 N. Ross Ln., Medford, 97501. DR#15-00446797.
Bid, Proposal Dates
3/24 The City of Pearland is seeking bidders to carry out the expansion of the Reflection Bay Water Reclamation Facility. The work will include construction of a new headworks, with two mechanically cleaned bar screens; modification of the existing sequencing batch reactors and construction of four SBR basins; construction of a blower and electrical building; construction of two tertiary filter basins; installation of new non-potable-water transfer pumps; construction of a chemical feed and electrical building; installation of two new three-belt dewatering presses and associated belt-press feed pumps, sludge grinders and load-out sludge conveyors. CDM Smith Inc. is the designer. The project has been valued at $43 million. City of Pearland, Attn: Andrea Brinkley, Project Manager, 3523 Liberty Dr., Pearland, 77581. DR#15-00411447.
4/6 The Town of Sanford is seeking bidders to build Sanford High School. The project entails constructing a two-story, 368,000-sq-ft building, plus track, football, baseball and softball fields and tennis courts. Lavalee Brensinger Architects is the building’s designer. The project is valued at $78 million. Town of Sanford, School Dept., Attn: Gwen Bedell, Business Manager, 917 Main St., Sanford, 04073. DR#09-00404045.